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Volunteer at Castell Coch header How I Became a Volunteer at Castell Coch - Guest post by Simon Underdown. My wife and I moved to Tongwynlais just over three and a half years ago, my wife is originally from Fairwater and I was born in Barry. We often cycled through the village on our way up and down the Taff Trail and loved the row of cottages at the ... more...
Running the London Marathon for CRY header Running the London Marathon for Cardiac Risk in the Young - Guest post by Hannah Godfrey. Some of you may know me or recognise me as a resident of Tongwynlais, and potentially a few of you might even have seen me running around the area (looking miserable!). I was meant to be running the London Marathon 2017 but I badly injured my ankle and had to ... more...
Postcards from Tongwynlais header Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 1 - Welcome to the first instalment of our new series of articles featuring postcards from Tongwynlais. I’ve been collecting postcards for a few years now and I’m planning to post them regularly over the coming months. Follow @mytongwynlais I’ve got lots of postcards featuring Castell Coch but I thought I’d start with one of my favourites ... more...
Crime stats Nov 2017 header Crime Statistics for November 2017 - I didn’t manage to attend the last Tongwynlais PACT meeting so I’ve downloaded the crime data for November 2017 from the official Police.uk website. There were eleven crimes reported last month. Location Category Outcome status On or near Pine Court Anti-social behaviour On or near St Michael’s Close Bicycle theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified ... more...
Visit Wales top photos 2017 header Castell Coch Featured Twice in Visit Wales’ Top Photos of 2017 - I’ve been trying to get into Instagram this year and I’m enjoying people’s #2017bestnine photos. These are the top nine photos for 2017 based on “likes” given. Visit Wales is the Welsh Government’s official tourism body and they received over 1 million likes this year. Castell Coch appears twice in their best nine! Wales’ #2017bestnine ... more...